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Current Residents

PGY1-Pharmacy Resident
Adam Archer (he/him), PharmD
awa8th@virginia.edu

Dr. Archer is a graduate from Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. His professional interests include infectious diseases and critical care. Dr. Archer will be completing a quality project with his co-resident Dr. Kevin Fekete evaluating time to antiretroviral therapy in newly established patients in the UVA Ryan White HIV Clinic. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, backpacking, iced coffee, reading, and trying out new restaurants and foods. Dr. Archer likes to spend many of his Saturdays cheering on Auburn sports. War Eagle!

 

 

 

 

PGY1-Pharmacy Resident
Ashley Asbell (she/her), PharmD
aa7mj@virginia.edu

Dr. Asbell is from Lincolnton, Georgia, and is a 2020 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include neurology, critical care, and emergency medicine. This year, she will complete a quality project assessing drug-drug interactions due to the implementation of a phenobarbital alcohol withdrawal protocol. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys trying local breweries and restaurants with her dog, Ava, as well as hiking the trails around the Charlottesville area. She also loves spending time with family, sharing a charcuterie board or two with her co-residents, traveling, and cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs.

  


PGY1-Pharmacy Resident
Amy Dorszynski (she/her), PharmD
ald5an@virginia.edu

Dr. Dorszynski is a 2020 graduate of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Originally from Wisconsin, Amy moved to North Carolina to flee the cold and earn her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at East Carolina University. Her primary professional interest is in cardiology. Amy will complete a quality project targeting the delay between re-initiation of continuous anticoagulation in the electronic healthcare record and subsequent notification to nursing staff. Outside of the hospital, you will most likely see her enjoying a cheese and charcuterie board with a glass of wine. She also enjoys traveling abroad, listening to live music, and spending time with friends and family.

 

  

PGY1-Pharmacy Resident
Cameron Lee (she/her), PharmD
crl4g@virginia.edu

Dr. Lee is a 2020 graduate of the Samford University McWhorter School of Pharmacy, also earning a BS in Pharmacy Studies in 2018. Her professional interests include investigational drugs, cardiology, and academia. This year, she will complete a quality project assessing drug-drug interactions due to the implementation of a phenobarbital alcohol withdrawal protocol. When she is not at work, Dr. Lee can frequently be found at her local Chick-fil-A with Chick-n-Minis and a large half sweet/half unsweet tea. She also enjoys quality time with family and friends, traveling, ACC basketball, and discovering new artists on Spotify. She is thrilled to have matched at UVA and is excited for all that is to come during the residency year!

 

 


PGY1-Pharmacy Resident
Tarak Patel (he/him), PharmD
tpp9nu@virginia.edu

Dr. Patel is a graduate of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy. Prior to pharmacy school, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Dallas. His professional interest include critical care and cardiology. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys spending time with family & friends and trying new restaurants and breweries. He also enjoys cheering on his favorite New England sports teams and the Indian national cricket team.

 

 


PGY1-Pharmacy Resident
Carson Shoemaker (she/her), PharmD
cs9my@virginia.edu

Dr. Shoemaker is a graduate of the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Pharmacy, where she also earned a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. Her professional interests include solid organ transplant, internal medicine, and academia. Dr. Shoemaker’s quality improvement project will evaluate discharge hospice medication optimization for the inpatient oncology service line. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Shoemaker enjoys trying all of the restaurants and wineries Charlottesville has to offer, cooking, hiking, and attending Pittsburgh Penguins’ hockey games. She also loves spending time with her friends, family, and dog Murray.

  


PGY1-Pharmacy Resident
Amanda VanInwegen (she/her), PharmD
amv4up@virginia.edu

Dr. VanInwegen is a 2020 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Prior to pharmacy school, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a minor in Biochemistry from the College of William and Mary. Her professional interests include pediatrics and academia. Dr. VanInwegen’s quality project will assess the time to pain medication administration to the pediatric sickle cell patient from triage time in the ED. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. VanInwegen enjoys quality time with family and friends, running, hiking, and spending time at the river. She also loves animals, especially her cat Poppy and her family’s three dogs back in Richmond!

 

 



PGY1-Pharmacy Resident
Jessica Woodward (she/her), PharmD
jw4uy@virginia.edu

Dr. Woodward is from Frederick, Maryland and is a graduate of University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. Her professional interests include cardiology, emergency medicine, critical care, and academia. Dr. Woodward’s quality improvement project will assess time to pain medication administration to the pediatric sickle cell patient from triage time in the Emergency Department. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Woodward enjoys spending time with friends and family trying new restaurants or spending time outdoors hiking, kayaking, or camping. Since moving to Charlottesville, she’s enjoyed tubing down the Rivanna River as well as exploring the local wineries, breweries, and restaurants!

 

 

PGY1-Community Pharmacy Resident
Devki Gajera (she/her), MPH, PharmD
dg9mf@virginia.edu

Dr. Gajera is a 2020 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Prior to pharmacy school, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry with a minor in Biology from Old Dominion University. Her professional interests include transitions of care, public health, social determinants of health, and health disparities. Dr. Gajera’s quality project will address English-to-Spanish automated language translation of medication directions for patients being discharged. In her free time, Dr. Gajera enjoys hiking, reading, marathon-watching shows, and spending time with family/friends.

 

 



PGY1-Health System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Ginae Bluitt (she/her), PharmD
gb9uj@virginia.edu

Dr. Bluitt is a current PGY-1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Resident. She graduated from The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy earning a PharmD in 2020 and a BS in Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2016. She will complete her quality project with co-resident Dr. Carson Shoemaker assessing discharge hospice medication optimization for the inpatient oncology service line. Her professional interests include public policy, health disparities, supply chain, leadership development, and clinical management. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, exploring the local breweries and wineries, and watching her favorite players Lebron James and Buckeye football (O-H).

  


PGY1-Health System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Kevin Fekete (he/him), PharmD
kf2tp@virginia.edu

Dr. Fekete is a graduate of Purdue University College of Pharmacy class of 2020. As a student he was a leader in the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists Purdue chapter which helped foster his passion for serving vulnerable populations, public health, and innovative services that improve health outcomes. His quality improvement project is evaluating time to antiretroviral therapy in newly established patients in the UVA Ryan White HIV clinic. His professional interests are focused on entrepreneurship, underserved communities, and utilizing technology to improve health outcomes. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys volleyball (beach and indoor), movies and TV shows, trying all the local wineries and breweries, hiking, travelling, and mud runs (Spartan races).

 


PGY2-Health System Pharmacy Administration Resident
Clarissa Cho (she/her), PharmD
cuc3gr@virginia.edu

Dr. Cho graduated from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy in 2019. Prior to pharmacy school, she graduated from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in Linguistics. Her professional interests include pharmacy practice advancement, Lean principles, inpatient-pharmacy operations, clinical pharmacy management, system regulatory oversight and medication safety. Dr. Cho will complete her quality improvement project on biosimilar adoption in GI patients. Outside of pharmacy Dr. Cho enjoys her morning coffee, hiking trails, baking, and quality time with her husband and corgi!

 


PGY2-Health System Pharmacy Administration Resident
John Cameron Crowe (he/him), PharmD
jc4gq@virginia.edu

Dr. Crowe is a current PGY-2 Health-System Pharmacy Administration Resident. He is a 2019 graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Pharmacy. Prior to pharmacy school, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences at Central Michigan University. His professional interests include operations, supply chain and clinical management. Dr. Crowe will complete a project and poster presentation on the implementation and assessment of a relative drug cost transparency communication tool at an academic medical center. Additionally, he will complete his quality improvement project on the administration of non-infusion investigational study medications at the medical center. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys spending time with friends, staying active in the gym and cheering on the Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings and University of Tennessee Volunteers.

  


PGY2-Ambulatory Care Resident
Lauren Pohl (she/her), PharmD
lp9np@virginia.edu

Dr. Pohl graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy in 2019. She completed a PGY1 Community-based Pharmacy Residency at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Campus Health in Chapel Hill, NC and is now the PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident. She will complete her quality project on medication discrepancies and errors in patients discharged to skilled nursing facilities. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Pohl enjoys running, hiking, and visiting the many vineyards in the Charlottesville area. 

 


PGY2–Cardiology Resident
Mark Albright (he/him), PharmD
mda5p@virginia.edu

Dr. Albright is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy in 2019. Prior to pharmacy school, he graduated from This Ohio State University in 2015 earning a B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences and minoring in Music. He will complete a quality project focusing on improvement of the cardiology pharmacy transition of care process. Dr. Albright’s research project will examine intravenous heparin dosing requirements in patients undergoing targeted temperature management for cardiac arrest. Outside of pharmacy, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, trying new restaurants and breweries in Charlottesville, and cheering on the Buckeyes!



PGY2–Critical Care Resident
Alyssa Burke (she/her), PharmD
aab3ww@virginia.edu

Dr. Burke is a graduate of the South Carolina College of Pharmacy in Columbia, SC. She completed her PGY-1 Residency at Baptist Health Lexington in Kentucky and is currently the PGY2 Critical Care pharmacy resident. Dr. Burke will complete her quality project on the optimization of asplenia vaccine administrations in the UVA trauma population. Outside of pharmacy, she enjoys exploring the many breweries Charlottesville has to offer with friends and family, trying new recipes, and cheering on the Gamecocks!

 

  


PGY2–Emergency Medicine Resident
Jessie Lipstreuer (she/her), PharmD
jl6qg@virginia.edu

Dr. Lipstreuer is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Tennessee Medical Center and is the current PGY2 Emergency Medicine pharmacy resident. In her free time, she enjoys hiking with her dog, trying local breweries and restaurants, and being regularly disappointed by Cleveland sports teams.

 

 


PGY2–Infectious Diseases Resident
Mackenzie Dolan (she/her), PharmD
mad7uz@virginia.edu

Dr. Dolan is a graduate of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Prior to pharmacy school, she graduated from UNC Chapel Hill with a B.A. in Biology and double minors in Chemistry and Spanish for the Medical Professions. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at the University of Virginia Health, and is currently the PGY-2 Infectious Diseases pharmacy resident. Dr. Dolan will complete a quality project and longitudinal research project this year in Infectious Diseases. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Dolan enjoys traveling, attending concerts, hiking with her pup Carter, wakeboarding and staying active, and watching UNC basketball and Patriots football. GO HEELS! 

 


PGY2–Oncology Resident
Caroline Jones (she/her), PharmD
cej8uv@virginia.edu

Dr. Jones is a 2019 graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Prior to pharmacy school, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology and a minor in business from Wofford College. She completed her PGY-1 Pharmacy Residency at UVA Health and is the current PGY2-Oncology pharmacy resident. Her professional interests include hematologic malignancies and bone marrow transplant. Dr. Jones’ quality project will assess early antibiotic de-escalation in high risk neutropenic patients on the inpatient hematology/oncology unit. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Jones enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, boating and spending time by the water, and watching UVA and Wofford basketball. She also enjoys exploring Charlottesville’s many restaurants, breweries, and wineries. 

 

 


PGY2–Pediatric Pharmacy Resident
Melissa West (she/her), PharmD
mdw9qy@virginia.edu

Dr. West is the current PGY2 in Pediatrics and completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency here at UVA Health, as well. She is a 2019 graduate of Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy. Prior to pharmacy school, she earned a Bachelor of Biomedical Science from Auburn University. Her professional interests include pediatric hematology/oncology and pediatric critical care. Dr. West’s quality improvement project will assess current state and how to optimize screening rates for pediatric dyslipidemia according to best practice guidelines within the Pediatric Bird Song Clinic. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. West enjoys hiking, exploring Charlottesville’s restaurants and wineries, and spending time with family and friends! She also started enhancing her baking skills during quarantine and loves bringing in fun treats for coresidents to test out! Dr. West enjoys cheering on the Auburn Tigers in football and basketball, War Eagle!! 

 


PGY2–Pharmacy Informatics Resident
Anh Le (she/her), PharmD
al6pd@virginia.edu

Dr. Le is a 2019 graduate of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy. She completed her PGY1 Pharmacy Residency at Piedmont Columbus Regional Midtown, and is currently the PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics resident. Prior to pharmacy school, she earned a Bachelor of Health Science from the University of Florida in 2015. Her professional interests include data analytics and reporting. Dr. Le’s longitudinal research project will be on the implementation of Infusion Viewer and the impact on waste and nurse work requirement. Outside of pharmacy, Dr. Le enjoys spending her free time watching Korean dramas, sleeping in, and trying new coffee shops.

  


PGY2–Solid Organ Transplant Pharmacy Resident
Ara Gharabagi (he/him), PharmD
acg6rc@virginia.edu

Dr. Gharabagi is a graduate of St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Prior to pharmacy school, he graduated from Saint Louis University, earning a double-major in Nuclear Medicine Technology and Molecular Cell Biology. He completed his PGY1 pharmacy residency at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, and is currently the PGY-2 Solid Organ Transplant pharmacy resident. Dr. Gharabagi will complete a quality project concerning hepatitis C and solid organ transplantation; and a longitudinal research project analyzing the incidence of Cytomegalovirus viremia in kidney transplant patients with immediate versus delayed graft function at high risk of infection on varying regimens of antiviral prophylaxis. In his 15 minutes of spare time Dr. Gharabagi enjoys hiking, time with family and friends, rooting for the St. Louis Blues and Cardinals, and a really nice pair of slacks.

Photo Credit: Ray Shi